SEARCHABLE LIST OF SCHOOL RELATED SECURITY AND SAFETY INCIDENTS SINCE 1902

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  • K-12 (372)
  • Higher Ed (140)
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Sunday, 25 September 1988

Oakland Elementary

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James Wilson, 19, took a .22-caliber pistol to Oakland Elementary School where he shot and killed two students and injured seven other students and two teachers.

Additional Info

  • Type of Incident: Shooting
  • Source: Wiki-Primary School Attacks
  • Deaths: 2
  • Injuries: 9
  • City: Greenwood
  • State: South Carolina
  • Facility Type: K-12
  • Facility SubType: Primary
  • Perpetrator: James Wilson
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: Yes
  • Included In 2002 Report: Yes
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